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2011-01-11 00:39:01

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  1. Great Britain, the French Third Republic, and Russia formed which alliance?
    The Triple Entente
  2. The Central Powers was made up of?
    German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian ,Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Bulgaria.
  3. How many combatants were killed during the war?
    • More than 9 million combatants were killed, due largely to great technological advances in firepower without corresponding ones in mobility. It was the second deadliest conflict in history.[5]
    • The war is also known as the First World War, the Great
    • War, the War To End All Wars or the World War (prior to the outbreak of World War II).
  4. Franz Ferdinand held which position? Why is he important? Who assassinated Ferdinand?
    • The assassination on 28 June 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, is seen as the immediate trigger of the war. Long-term causes, such as imperialistic foreign policies of the great powers of Europe, such as the German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, the British Empire, France, and Italy, played a major role. Ferdinand's assassination by a Yugoslav nationalist resulted in a Habsburg ultimatum
    • against the Kingdom of Serbia.[6][7] Several alliances formed over the past decades were invoked, so within weeks the major powers were at war; as all had colonies, the conflict soon spread around the world.
  5. Yugoslavism
    refers to nationalism or patriotism centred upon the Yugoslav ("South Slav") peoples within the Balkan peninsula. Yugoslavism was a potent political force during World War I with the assassination of Austrian Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand by and the subsequent invasion of Serbia by Austria-Hungary, which sought to rally Yugoslavs against Austro-Hungarian imperial domination and in support of an independent Yugoslavia that was achieved in 1918.[1]
  6. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. The timing of the Great Depression______across nations, but in most countries it started in about ______and lasted until the ______ 1930s or ____________. It was the longest,
    most widespread, and deepest depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.[2] The depression originated in the U.S., starting with the fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929 and became worldwide news with the stock market crash of_____________ (known as __________). From there, it quickly spread to almost every country in the world.
    • varied, 1929, late,
    • early 1940s, October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday.
  7. After the largest stock market crash in America's history, much of the decade was in an economic downfall, called The Great Depression that had a traumatic effect worldwide. In response ____________ regimes emerged in several countries in Europe,
    in particular the ________ in Germany. Weaker states including
    Ethiopia, China and Poland were subjugated by their stronger
    expansionist neighbours, and this ultimately led to the Second World War by the decade's end. The decade also saw a proliferation in new technologies, including intercontinental aviation and radio.
    Authoritarian , Third Reich
  8. __________, or the ___________, is the common name for the country of Germany while governed by Adolf Hitler and his __________________________ from _____ to ______.
    Nazi Germany, Third Reich, National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), 1933, 1945.
  9. __________, also called a blind pig or
    blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic
    beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the period known as Prohibition ( __________, longer in some states). During this time, the_____, _________ and ______________ of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States.
    • Speakeasy, 1920–1933, sale, manufacture, and
    • transportation (bootlegging)
  10. Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an ________- American gangster who led a _________-era crime syndicate, known then as the "________," dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging liquor and other illegal activities, in Chicago, from the early 1920s to 1931, when he was sentenced to federal prison, including a stay at the infamous Alcatraz federal prison, for tax evasion.
    Italian-, Prohibition, Capone
  11. 1. Tokyo, Japan's population?
  12. 2. Seóul, South Korea' population?
  13. 3. Mexico City, Mexico's population?
  14. Population of Vancouver?
  15. Kelowna (West Kelowna) population?
  16. 162,276
  17. Toronto's Population?
  18. Sherry
    is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez.The word "sherry" is an anglicization of Jerez. In earlier times, sherry was known as sack (from the Spanish saca, meaning "a removal from the solera"). "Sherry" is a protected designation of origin; therefore, all wine labeled as "sherry" must legally[1] come from the Sherry Triangl
  19. Champagne Glass
  20. Cocktail Glass
  21. Martini Glass

    Gin and an Olive
  22. White Wine Glass
  23. Wine Glasses

    Shapes may vary.
  24. Wool
    is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and certain other animals,[1] including cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, vicuña,alpaca, and camel from animals in the camel family, and angora from rabbits.[citation needed]Wool has several qualities that distinguish it from hair or fur: it is crimped, it is elastic, and it grows in staples (clusters).[2]
  25. A textile or cloth
    is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning rawwool fibres, flax, cotton, or other material on a spinning wheel to produce long strands.[1] Textiles are formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, or pressing fibres together (felt).
  26. Yarn
    is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery andropemaking. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine.
  27. Knitting
    is a method by which thread or yarn may be turned into cloth or other fine crafts. Knitting consists of consecutive loops, called stitches. As each row progresses, a new loop is pulled through an existing loop. The active stitches are held on a needle until another loop can be passed through them. This process eventually results in a final product, often a garment.
  28. Crochet
    (pronounced /kroʊˈʃeɪ/) is a process of creating fabric from yarn using a crochet hook. The word is derived from the French word "crochet", meaninghook. Crocheting, similar to knitting, consists of pulling loops of yarn through other loops. Crochet differs from knitting in that only one loop is active at one time (the sole exception being Tunisian crochet), and that a crochet hook is used instead of knitting needles.
  29. The difference between concrete and cement
    is that concrete contains cement plus sand and gravel. It is the cement that binds the sand and gravel or crushed rock together to form what we call concrete. Concrete then, is more than just cement.
  30. Asphalt is made from bitumen, a tar like substance. It is mixed with sand and graveland steam rolled into a flat surface. Also called blacktop.Concrete is a mixture of sand gravel and cement and water that is poured into a mold and set up to dry and harden. Sometimes used with rebar or steel called reinforced concrete.Cement is a dry gray powder sometimes called portland cement that is used to make concrete from.

    Asphalt is a black, sticky hydrocarbon commonly called "tar". Thinner forms of the same material is called "crude oil". It's usually mixed with gravel and used to pave roads and parking lots.Cement is a limestone based material. When mixed with water, it heats up in an exothermic reaction and sets into a hard, rocklike material. Cement is often mixed with rock and gravel to form an aggregate material known as "concrete" (so named because in this form, it's a concretion of stone and binder)"Pavement" is any surface that has been paved (coated or overlaid) by materials such as brick, concrete or asphalt to provide a hard surface, such as roads, sidewalks, parking lots and other areas.

    Asphalt.....it's black hard( tar ) substance used for pavingcement....fine mortar...sticking two bodies togetherpavement.....paved floor...kerb side